Asia continues to offer buyout opportunities, but funds looking to take advantage of them must define their benefits to company leaders, industry leaders told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
Continued economic integration with Southeast Asia could open the way for transformative investment opportunities, but private equity players must believe in the region’s potential before they take the plunge.
Deal-by-deal investment is gaining traction in Southeast Asia due to a reluctance to back blind pool funds in the region and highly localized deal-sourcing. It is unclear whether the dynamic could, or should, remain
Navis Capital Partners has closed two Southeast Asia healthcare deals, with agreements to buy Indonesia-based medical devices distributor Tawada Healthcare and Vietnam’s Hanoi French Hospital.
Navis Capital Partners and Symphony International Holdings have acquired Christian Liaigre Group, a French luxury furniture brand that is looking to expand in Asia, from Bridgepoint Development Capital for an undisclosed sum.
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Macau-based footwear component supplier ISA Industrial.
Navis Capital Partners is seeking to raise up to MYR750 million ($183 million) for its second Malaysia-dedicated fund.
Nick Bloy and Rodney Muse have spent 18 years as managing partners of Navis Capital Partners. They see mutual respect, friendship and a consistent investment strategy as the key to this longevity
Navis Capital Partners has exited its controlling stake in India's Classic Stripes in a buyback led by the family of founder Kishore Musale, with the backing of KKR. The deal is said to be worth INR3.6 billion ($54 million).
As warning signals of a global economic downturn become increasingly convincing, private equity portfolio companies are likely to come under pressure. Investors are advised to prepare carefully
Private equity investors are guardedly optimistic about Indonesia, with positive sentiment about government reforms and rising deal flow tempered by concerns about the difficult investment environment.
After a major turnaround for Texon International, Navis aims to reinforce management's strengths and help the company reach the next level
Navis Capital Partners has acquired Hong Kong-based footwear component manufacturer Texon International Group for $75-$125 million, AVCJ understands, buying a controlling stake held by Barclays Ventures.
Partners Group lost out to Navis Capital Partners when Guardian Early Learning was put up for sale three years ago. The firm wasn't going to let the opportunity slip from its grasp a second time
Partners Group has bought a controlling stake in Australian early childhood education provider Guardian Early Learning Group from Navis Capital Partners at a post-deal valuation of A$440 million ($313 million)
Navis Capital Partners saw in ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering a potential leader in the hazardous waste management industry. Getting there was tougher than expected
Having acquired Golden Foods Siam from a foreign parent that didn't want it and given management the resources to pursue expansion, Navis Capital Partners has sold the business to a strategic buyer for a 3.4x return
Navis Capital Partners is set for a 3.4x return on Thailand-based poultry producer Golden Foods Siam (GFS), having agreed to sell the company to BRF, a leading processor of chilled foods in Brazil, for $360 million.
Beyond Navis Capital and Northstar Group, there are few Southeast Asia-focused GPs of meaningful scale. The lack of integration between markets in the region remains an issue
Southeast Asia has a lot to offer GPs who can handle its unique challenges and capabilities, recent economic volatility and the impact of China's slowdown notwithstanding, investors told the AVCJ Forum.
Social and governance issues may not command the same level of attention as environmental factors, but GPs are nevertheless highly aware of their importance - before and after making an investment
Navis Capital Partners sold ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering, a Singapore-based hazardous waste management firm, to Beijing Capital Group (BCG) for S$246 million ($179 million)
Southeast Asia continues to be a challenging environment for new fund managers, but many GPs have found ways to market their products. Reaching LPs’ required standard of competence is the key.
A mainstay of private equity in the US and Europe, it is hoped that corporate carve-outs will play a larger role in Asia. Success rests on innovative deal-sourcing and careful management of multiple stakeholders